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Court: THC in driver's blood not enough to prove DUI

PHOENIX — Arizonans who smoke marijuana can't be charged with driving while impaired absent actual evidence they are affected by the drug, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled this morning.

April 22, 2014 10:00 amLoading…

Court: Yuma sheriff must return card holder's medical marijuana

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has refused to overturn Arizona court rulings ordering the Yuma County sheriff to return marijuana that was seized from a woman with a California medical marijuana authorization honored by Arizona. The justices' order was issued without comment Monday in the c…

March 31, 2014 9:29 amLoading…

Ariz. poll shows growing support for legalized pot

PHOENIX — Arizona voters may be ready to follow the lead of Colorado and Washington residents and make marijuana use by anyone legal.

February 19, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Marana shop owners aim to boost healthful use of marijuana

On Ina Road, between Silverbell Road and Interstate 10 sits a small clinic, surrounded by a large fence with minimal signage. Patrons are required to buzz in for access.

August 12, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Tim Steller: Drive to legalize pot in 2014 is a long shot

Dennis Bohlke insists there's no time to wait. Many people in the anti-prohibition movement are looking toward 2016 as the year Arizona voters should consider an initiative to legalize marijuana for personal, nonmedical use. But Bohlke, of Phoenix, is pushing for a vote in 2014.

June 28, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Photos: Miley Cyrus, from 'Hannah Montana' to pothead

Photos: Miley Cyrus, from 'Hannah Montana' to pothead

On the ABC late night television show "Jimmy Kimmel Live," Miley Cyrus admits that she smokes marijuana as much as Snoop Lion (aka Snoop Dogg), who is a big weed fan. She had spoken out in favor of marijuana in previous interviews. Travel back in time through photos to see how she started out.

June 26, 2013 7:10 am Photos

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Nogales border officers: Jalapeño load hid $1.6M in pot

Nogales border officers: Jalapeño load hid $1.6M in pot

More than the peppers made a shipment of jalapeños recently intercepted by border officers at Nogales hot.

June 10, 2013 3:37 pm Related

2 medical pot dispensaries poised to open

Medical marijuana dispensaries are close to opening in Marana and Oro Valley since both municipalities have given the go-ahead to let them operate.

April 04, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Massive pot shipment seized at Nogales

Massive pot shipment seized at Nogales

Customs and Border Patrol agents show off stacks of marijuana during a news conference Tuesday announcing the record seizure.

January 23, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Massive pot shipment seized at Nogales

Massive pot shipment seized at Nogales

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January 23, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Massive pot shipment seized at Nogales

Massive pot shipment seized at Nogales

A drug cartel took a big hit when Nogales port of entry officials seized a marijuana cargo this month worth up to $12 million, the biggest pot seizure on the Arizona border and possibly the Southwest, Customs and Border Protection officials said.

January 23, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Nogales border agents display 7-ton pot seizure

Nogales border agents display 7-ton pot seizure

Federal agents in Nogales today showed off about 14,000 pounds of marijuana that’s believed to be the largest pot seizure at an Arizona border crossing.

January 22, 2013 10:17 amLoading…

Law & Order Briefs

Mail carrier impaled in Pinal County wreck

December 12, 2012 12:00 am

Border Patrol: Cannon used to shoot marijuana into Arizona

YUMA — Smugglers have come up with yet another creative way to get drugs in the country — a cannon.

December 11, 2012 5:54 pmLoading…
Border agents: Douglas woman’s car filled with pot

Border agents: Douglas woman’s car filled with pot

A Douglas woman was arrested while trying to drive into Arizona when border agents say they found 199 packages of marijuana hidden in the car she was driving.

November 27, 2012 4:03 pm

Tucson's first dispensary for medical pot gets approval

Tucson's first medical marijuana dispensary has received state approval to open. Now the owner has to decide on a date.

November 22, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
High-grade pot seized at 5 marijuana centers; 10 arrested

High-grade pot seized at 5 marijuana centers; 10 arrested

Raids at five medical marijuana education centers netted local law enforcement 14 pounds of high-grade hydroponically grown pot and 25 pounds of marijuana-medicated hard candy, and resulted in the arrests of 10 people, a Tucson police official said.

September 14, 2012 12:00 am Related

Marijuana shops banned by LA City Council

LOS ANGELES — Unable to rein in hundreds of medical pot shops that blossomed around the nation’s second-biggest metropolis, the Los Angeles City Council banned them Tuesday until the state’s highest court weighs in.

July 24, 2012 9:05 pmLoading…

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